Gastroenterology

CRC risk with family history lower than previous estimates

Patients with first-degree family members who have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer are at lower risk than previously estimated for developing the disease themselves, according to recent study results.
“According to various clinical practice guidelines, individuals with [familial CRC] are recommended to undergo more intensive surveillance strategies than the general population, starting at an earlier age,” Rodrigo Jover, MD, PhD, of the department of gastroenterology at Hospital General Universitario de Alicante in Spain, and colleagues wrote. However, the definition of whom

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